Weekend report and forecast

Hi All, Well – the season is in full swing. Worries about snowy and muddy airfields are behind us (hopefully), and lots of soaring, training, flying new gliders, and eating and drinking together is going on. Come and join us!…

weather for the weekend

Weather for the next few days looks quite nice, including Saturday and Sunday. Saturday looks the best day, with more cumulus, Saturday might have shallow cus, but still looks like quite a nice day, especially in the afternoon. Both good…

Sun, Soaring and Sausages

Barbecues, Land-outs, good fun flying and friends sharing a beer marked this bank holiday weekend at the Staffordshire Gliding club. Really nice to see lots of activity and folk enjoying themselves. Come along and enjoy the fun! Mike   Mike

Weather for the week ahead

Glorious, sunny weather for getting back into the swing of flying for the week ahead, but there are some caveats (as usual in this country). Wednesday sees high pressure pushing in from the East, which is unusual, bringing strongish Southerly…

Flying this summer at SGC

Despite the obvious terrible weather, flying and training has continued throughout winter at the Staffordshire Gliding Club and there has been much achieved. Some have enjoyed soaring flights where there is a ridge or some wave to sustain flight, but…

Soaring in 2017!

A nice day on Wednesday with a soft but useable airfield and some thermals! Our duty instructor Ian Carrick managed to climb to well above the winch launch, scoring the longest flight of the day. The season has started!